Bernice White Patterson

KINSTON - Bernice White Patterson, 89, of 1113 Patterson Rd. died Sunday Nov. 18, 2012, at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia Md. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at First Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. W K Raynor officiating. Interment will follow in Patterson Cemetery. Viewing will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Mills Funeral Home, Inc. Survivors include her daughters, Elwynda Chapman of Mitchellville, Md., Courtrina Johnson of Prospect, Ky., and Bernadine Overton of Washington, D.C.; sons Courtney Patterson and Bruce Patterson of Kinston; sister Mildred Washington of Kinston; and 11 grandchildren. A wake will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Mills Funeral Home
1300 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 523-1028

Published in Free Press from Nov. 20 to Nov. 25, 2012